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the game look good goods. >> yes. >> thanks very much. trip took more than 3 decades but nasa voyager is finally there. coming up next. space agency big announcement in san francisco. >> pentagon wants to save soldiers lives but it's breaking the law to do it. that story kilometer up. stay that story kilometer up. stay with us. 7 news at 9:00 >> staggering figure. airlines have taken in 36 billion dollars in revenue from airline fee this year. and now they think they can make even more money. airlines officials met at conference this weekend to discuss ways of maximizing airline passenger fees. tossing around the idea of new forms of travel insurance. giving travelers the chance to present order meals for the flight. most airlines already charge of course for food cocktail way tie and even to check bag these days. >> nasa today announced result of its analysis of the first soil sample skapd up by the mars rover curiosity. san francisco today at meeting of the american gee physical union nasa says curiosity detected water and space agency called chemical diversity. but no def
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-month lease with the city. the gun club has been at this location for nearly 80 years. >> members of nasa's curiosity team are expected to give an update of its mission to mars today at noon. --the announcement will be delivered here in san francisco at the annual fall meeting of the american geophysical union. rumors about a big discovery began after curiosity's sciences was quoted as saying that a rover instrument responsible for finding inorganic compounds had gathered data for " the history books. nasa downplayed that comment in a statement on friday. >> pope benedict the 16th have officially joined twitter today launching his official twitter account. the formal announcement is set for a press conference with catholic and twitter officials said the vatican. the pope will be composing the tweeds for the new account himself. the pope will press the button to send first himself but after that other people will send tweet out on his behalf. in june 2011 the popes in his first week from the twitter account for the vatican new site no word on what the pope's tour account name will be yet.
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but nasa voyager is finally there many the big announcement. >> then at 11:00 a lifeline for people. crews working late to repair the road before the next rain. it's all at 11:00. >> that is our report tonight. this edition of abc 7 news at 6:00. >> from the entire news team, thanks for joining us. >> we'll see you tonight at 9:00 and 11:00. >> good night for now. this is "jeopardy!" please welcome today's tants -- a development manager from george town, grand cayman... a writer from pittsburgh, pennsylvania... and our returning champion, a medical stud plano, texa. and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! alex: thanks, johnny. [ cheers and applause ] thank you very much, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to our show. basia and chris, welcome aboard. oh, and, jason, good luck an as our returning champion. here we go, players -- the jeopardy! round. and the categories.
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developing news nasa scheduled to make a big announcement san francisco today regarding its curiosity rover on mars. the city is hosting the annual fall meeting of the american geophysical union, use gathering of our scientists and space sciences. the rumor mill started going last week when curiosity's chief scientist was quoted as saying that the rover had collected data that would make it to the history books. what does that mean?. nasa downplayed that comment in a statement on friday. that did not stop the rumor mills over the weekend today's announcement is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. this morning we will let you know what they an ounce. >> thank you james school for thousands of public school students is about to get longer. not in california five states are announcing today they are adding at least 300 hours of learning time to some school starting next year. a colorado, connecticut, massachusetts, new york and tennessee are all part of this the goal is to boost student achievement and to make u.s. schools more, pedicle level. three-year pilot program will affect 20,000 students not here
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. >> number five, one of mysteries of be unlobbed in san francisco this morning when nasa reveal -- reveals what mars rover discovered in soil sample. scientists call the discovery historic and will announce it at 9:00 in san francisco. >> could it involve h2o which is what wee been having around here? >>> too much of it, going to get a break, good morning. reinforcing how dry it is with the lack of radar returns this morning many 39 napa, santa rosa rest of us in the 40s fog in the north bay valleys. by the afternoon, high clouds and sunshine upper 50s at the coast, the rest of us in the low to mid 60s. >>> back to the bay bridge toll, metering lights on backing towards the west grand or past the west grand overcrossing towards the macarthur maze trouble spots not as bad as issue north 101 at embarcadero road accident in clearing phases, accident southbound 680 at treat, walnut creek. comparatively, nice morning. >>> thank you for joining us,. the abc7 morning news continues in 25 minutes with news, weather and traffic, during "good morning america." >> we are always on at abc7news.com. yo
Dec 4, 2012 7:00am PST
employment rate since world war two. >> nasa's long-running border one spacecraft has now entered a new region at the edge of the solar system, and is close to exiting it forever. scientists have of this region the magnetic highway. it is a last thought for interstellar space or the space between starts. the findings were presented yesterday at a meeting in san francisco. voyager 1 and voyager 2 launched 35 years ago on a tour of the outer planets. afterward, both spacecraft continue to hurtle toward the fringes of the solar system. >> thank you mark a new list is out as the top 10 smart as cities in north america. one bay area city makes the list. the cities were chosen for being rich in technology and better living conditions and here they are take a look the list boston is first. san francisco is second. than seattle and vancouver and new york city. coming in sixth is washington d.c. toronto, chicago and los angeles, running the top tennis montreal. the list was posted on the kron 4 news facebook page here's what you are saying. chicago should not be on the list wet lease should be l